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Saina Nehwal to donate Rs.6 lakhs to Sukma CRPF martyrs' families​

Saina Nehwal to donate Rs.6 lakhs to Sukma CRPF martyrs' families​

Saina, who turned 27 today, said she is pained by what happened last week and this is a small contribution to the families who have suffered irreparable loss

Swiss Open: HS Prannoy beats Qiao Bin, qualifies for quarterfinals

Swiss Open: HS Prannoy beats Qiao Bin, qualifies for quarterfinals

In the decider, the Indian zoomed to a 8-3 lead early on and kept his nose ahead to win in comfortably

Swiss Open: HS Prannoy, Subhankar Dey, Pranaav Chopra-N Sikki Reddy enter 3rd round

Swiss Open: HS Prannoy, Subhankar Dey, Pranaav Chopra-N Sikki Reddy enter 3rd round

In a 43-minute match, fifth seeded Prannoy trounced Scotland's Kieran Merrrilees 21-17 21-19 to set up a meeting with 10th seeded Chinese Qiao Bin

Swiss Open: Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma, Subhankar Dey advance to second round

Swiss Open: Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma, Subhankar Dey advance to second round

The 24-year-old Prannoy from Kerela disposed Germany's David Peng 21-15 21-18 in the opening round to set up a clash with Scotland's Kieran Merrilees next

All England Championship: Lee Chong Wei wins fourth title, history for Taiwan as Tai Tzu Ying wins her first

All England Championship: Lee Chong Wei wins fourth title, history for Taiwan as Tai Tzu Ying wins her first

It was Lee's fourth All-England title, which equals the achievement of Morten Frost, the Dane who is his coaching director in Kuala Lumpur

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

Four-time champion Lee reached the final for a seventh time by recovering from a worrying start to beat Chiu Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

All England Open Championships: Lee Chong Wei beats Chou Tien Chen to reach 7th final

All England Open Championships: Lee Chong Wei beats Chou Tien Chen to reach 7th final

World number one Lee Chong Wei reached the final of the All-England Open for a seventh time on Saturday after rallying past Chou Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

All England Championship: India's hope slump at Birmingham as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu get ousted

All England Championship: India's hope slump at Birmingham as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu get ousted

Ratchanok Intanon, the former world champion from Thailand who only just won a fitness race to be ready for this week`s All-England Open, made a startling recovery to defeat Olympic champion Carolina Marin on Friday.

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

Both men played almost as well as in there prime, and often with more subtlety -- to their evident pleasure as well as that of the organisers who would love to see the two old gladiators clash on Sunday for what would be the 28th and quite likely the last time.

All England Championship: PV Sindhu suffers straight games defeat to world no.1

All England Championship: PV Sindhu suffers straight games defeat to world no.1

World No. 5 Sindhu, who had beaten Tai Tzu en route to her Rio Games silver, was erratic and couldn't break the defence of the Chinese Taipei shuttler

All England Open Badminton Championships: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal qualify for quarterfinals

All England Open Badminton Championships: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal qualify for quarterfinals

Both Sindhu and Saina are in the top half of the women's singles and if they win their respective quarterfinal matches, they will face each other in a mouth-watering clash in the semifinals

All England Open Championship: PV Sindhu advances to quarter-finals

All England Open Championship: PV Sindhu advances to quarter-finals

Sindhu led 12-3 in the first game and afterwards, it was a formality

All England Championship: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance to second round

All England Championship: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance to second round

Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram and the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy put up below-par performances to exit the tournament.

Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei defies medics to enter last All England Open

Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei defies medics to enter last All England Open

Still in some pain and not quite 100 percent fit, he starts his 13th and last All England on Wednesday. There was a collective gasp in Malaysia on Feb. 4 when news came that Chong Wei slipped and fell, tearing the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

Fit-again Saina Nehwal ready to take on the best at All England Championship next week

Fit-again Saina Nehwal ready to take on the best at All England Championship next week

The 26-year-old participated in three tournaments -- China, Hong Kong and Macau -- last year before competing at the Premier Badminton League for Awadhe Warriors in January.

Kidambi Srikanth targets German Grand Prix triumph

Kidambi Srikanth targets German Grand Prix triumph

Srikanth is the only top Indian player participating in the tournament, which will witness many young Indians testings their skills against the best.

All England Championship for me is like any other Super Series: PV Sindhu

All England Championship for me is like any other Super Series: PV Sindhu

"I consider the All England as like any normal super series tournament. People may think as if it's a big tournament by its name," Sindhu told PTI in an exclusive interview

PV Sindhu set to be deputy collector after accepting job offer from Andhra Pradesh government

PV Sindhu set to be deputy collector after accepting job offer from Andhra Pradesh government

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had offered a Group-I officer job of her choice at the felicitation function itself, but Sindhu has now decided to take it up.

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad has 69399 points in her kitty, while London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian woman in the top 10 at ninth position.

PV Sindhu moves up to career best fifth rank, while Saina stays at ninth

PV Sindhu moves up to career best fifth rank, while Saina stays at ninth

The Rio silver medallist was previously ranked sixth, behind Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand, whom she dethroned to acquire the fifth spot.